Distell takes majority stake in Cruz Vodka

South African drinks group Distell has acquired a 75% majority stake in Cruz Vodka, with its former owner believing that with Distell's involvement it now has the potential to become "the biggest premium vodka in South Africa".

NZ wine import values in US surpass Australia

Exports of New Zealand wines to the US have overtaken those of Australia in terms of value for the first time, according to Rabobank's 2017 Q2 Wine Quarterly Report, which highlighted the growing importance of the US market.

Banfi: The wine industry is congested

Cutthroat competition has led to a “congested” wine industry that penalises you if you stand still according to Cristina Mariani-May of Castello Banfi.

Beverage bubbles mark step toward plastic-free packaging

A team of inventors are looking to revolutionise the drinks packaging market by eliminating paper and glass waste with the launch of a biodegradable, edible capsule that can house any liquid.

Gallo snaps up Napa vineyard

March 27th, 2017

Bacardi names new CEO

March 7th, 2017

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